Being sad for a while is a common thing, but being depressed takes sorrow to a the next level. Depression known as a pervasive sadness which clutches you by the collar and transforms your life as it slips a burlap sack over your head. You begin to adapt to life with this sack on, and soon you sway every decision based on that sack blinding you to your true abilities.
Depression can be classified as 2 or more weeks of emotional and physical lethargy. Clinical depression lasts a month or more of depression. It could feel like living in hell itself with no hope to move forward. Symptoms include changes in appetite and sleep practices, loss of energy and interest in things that used to be enjoyable, feelings of worthlessness, difficulty concentrating or making decisions, and ideas of death or suicide.